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Pennsylvania State Government May 15, 2007 Election
Justice; Pennsylvania Supreme Court; Democratic Party Voter Information

10 Year Term. Salary: Salary $175,236

You can vote in this contest only if registered in the Democratic party.

Results as of Jul 1 12:59pm
1441549 Votes Cast
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Debra Todd Click here for more information about this candidate 514,583 votes 35.7%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge
  • Rated "Highly Recommended" by Allegheny County and PA Bar Associations
  • Superior Court Judge for 7 years,
  • 18 years as practicing Trial Attorney
  • Judicial independence is a matter of personal courage and integrity
  • I decide each case that comes before me on its own merits
  • I am committed to the Rule of Law and to the protections guaranteed by the United States and Pennsylvania Constitutions.
Seamus McCaffery Click here for more information about this candidate 451,583 votes 31.3%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge
  • 39 years' experience in the PA legal system
  • Decorated police officer
  • Attorney, trial & administrative judge (appt by Supreme Court)
  • 11 years, Judge for Court of Common Pleas
  • 1977, LaSalle College, B.A.
  • 1989, Temple University School of Law, J.D.
  • The courage to assess the facts and apply the law free from political pressure or regard for popular sentiment
C. Darnell Jones, II Click here for more information about this candidate 260,103 votes 18.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: President Judge, Court of Common Pleas Philadelphia, PA
  • Rated "Highly Recommended" for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
  • Rated Highest of 110 Philadelphia Judges by Independent Citizens' Review Website.
  • 30 Years of Judicial and Legal Experience.
  • Sr. Faculty Member of the National Judicial College, responsible for teaching sitting state Judges, U.S. Military Judges and Judges around the world.
  • Appointed by former Gov. Robert P. Casey in 1987 as one of his Reform Judges.
  • Selected as one of America's top 500 Judges.
Willis W. Berry, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 215,280 votes 14.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Philadelphia C. P. Judge
  • Physist/Metallurgist at Carpenter Tech., Reading, PA
  • HVAC Salesman at ITTNesnitt, Phila, PA
  • Laborer at Atlantic Richfield Refinery [Summer Job]
  • Juris Doctor, Temple Law [Addmitted to PA, NJ, & Fed. Cts.]
  • BS Physics from Penn. State University
  • Honorable Discharge from Air Force [4 years]
  • Democrat
  • Democrat
  • Democrat

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